Azure Data Lake Generally Available for Big Data

Azure Data Lake is a Microsoft-hosted service that provides storage and computing components to help capture and analyze Big Data. The Data Lake Store and Data Lake Analytics components can work together or independently are simpler to deploy than an on-premises Hadoop environment, and do not require substantial hardware investment. The service has a SQL-based interface that will benefit organizations with SQL skills that want to incorporate Big Data analysis results in other SQL-based applications.

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